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Madonna, Brad Pitt, Paul McCartney and other figures send letter to Bolsonaro for indigenous peoples in the Amazon

Brazil's leaders must take immediate action to save the country's indigenous peoples from a Covid-19 “genocide,” a global coalition of artists, celebrities, scientists and intellectuals has said in an open letter to Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro. Figures like Madonna, Oprah Winfrey, Brad Pitt, David Hockney and Paul McCartney warned that the pandemic meant that indigenous communities in the Amazon faced "an extreme threat to their survival."
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Coronavirus: 10 questions that still have no scientific answer

An article with the title "questions that still have no answers" may seem strange, but when it comes to the new coronavirus, it is important to know what has not yet been proven, so as not to risk believing fake news. a relatively new virus, it is difficult for researchers and scientists to say how it works, as well as if we can contract more than once or if we are immune to contracting ... These and other doubts are in people's heads and, unfortunately, many these they cling to the lies told, just to satisfy the need to be sure of everything.
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The history of Artemisin, a drug that is being debated to combat COVID-19

Enter drugs as a possible treatment for the corona virus, artemisinin appears, present in the herb Artemisa annua. Many natural health professionals are calling on the international scientific community for more research on this herb in relation to COVID-19 The history of artemisinin Artemisin is a drug was discovered thanks to the Chinese communist leader Mao Tse-Tung, as part of his aid to the then North Vietnamese regime in the war against South Vietnam and its North American allies.
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How to determine the filtering capacity of mask materials

SARS-CoV-2 travels through the air as particles of various sizes, such as droplets and aerosols, and can remain in suspension for hours. Hence the importance of wearing masks in people with the virus. Spanish experts have designed a system to establish the filtering capacity of the materials to manufacture them.
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Environmental repercussions of the covid-19 pandemic

The world is experiencing a situation just before experienced, because in millennia there has not been a confinement like the current one, not only of cities, but with closed national borders, without sports, cultural, folkloric shows, without family outings, without trips of tourism, with empty churches, but hospitals filling with patients infected by this pandemic.
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Deforestation and the emergence of new epidemics

The accelerated spread of the COVID-19 virus has paralyzed the international agenda. While in China, it has been several days without new cases being registered, in the rest of the world energy is set to stop the advance of the coronavirus. Although it is still too early to talk about the causes that have led to the appearance of this new virus, zoologists and disease experts say that this will not be the only pandemic to break out, if we continue to ignore the links between infectious diseases and the destruction of natural habitats.
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The pesticides pandemic

More than one hundred peasant and socio-environmental organizations support quarantine care, agree on the importance of health over business - as is the case with the coronavirus - but demand that a similar action be taken against pesticides. "From the pandemic of the agribusiness who takes care of us?
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Can cloth masks stop the spread of the coronavirus?

People around the world don homemade masks in an effort to curb the transmission of the coronavirus. But there is not enough data to know for sure whether such cloth masks will prevent an infected person from transmitting the virus to another person, experts say. Given the evidence that the coronavirus can be spread by speaking and breathing, in addition to coughing or sneezing, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend that people cover their faces with a cloth or cloth when going out in public.
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How COVID-19 Could Ruin Weather Forecasts and Climate Records

Twice a year, Ed Dever's group, at Oregon State University in Corvallis, heads out to sea off the coasts of Oregon and Washington to restore and clean more than 100 delicate sensors that make up a segment of a US scientific network. $ 44 million per year to make climate records, called the Ocean Observatories Initiative.
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So you can prepare liquid soap - it makes more!

Only with a soap in bread you can prepare 6 liters of liquid soap. It performs more and cleans your hands with the same efficiency. These are times when hand hygiene must be done much more assiduously than usual and supplies are at crazy prices and are even becoming scarce in some stores.
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Pandemic and indigenous peoples

“Information and collective action is the formula. The opposite will lead to defeat and will deepen the colonial domination over them. ”In April 1520, exactly five centuries ago, a smallpox pandemic broke out in Anahuac that seriously affected the original peoples of the region and marked its immediate future. and mediate.
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Medical students can be vital in the fight against COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic is putting enormous pressure on the healthcare system. This is partly due to the explosion in the number of cases and partly because healthcare professionals are falling ill, in some cases fatally succumbing to the virus.While medical students are not full-fledged doctors, we have a large amount of training and clinical knowledge.
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They warn that falling oil prices will threaten renewable energies

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has urged governments across Europe to keep clean energy in mind when considering measures to protect their economies against a likely recession caused by the coronavirus. The IEA warned that low oil prices ran the risk of delaying investment. in clean technology, such as wind and solar, given the fall in oil prices.
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How to "save your mental health" during quarantine, according to experts

In a move that would have been unthinkable just a few months ago, quarantine and social distancing have become commonplace globally as governments make concerted efforts to combat the spiraling coronavirus outbreak. Medical experts believe that the Measures that have seen citizens encouraged or forced to stay in their homes are necessary to reduce the spread of the virus.
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Covid-19: Improves the atmosphere but increases plastic pollution

The COVID-19 pandemic is claiming lives, making millions uncomfortable and wreaking havoc on the global economy. It's also contributing to plastic pollution in places like Hong Kong. Countless N95 respirator and surgical masks that local people wear to protect themselves from the new coronavirus are being improperly discarded, meaning that much of these masks end up on beaches and in the sea.
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The fall in pollution from confinement is seen from space

Compared to March last year, the latest observations from the European Sentinel-5P satellite show a marked decrease in nitrogen dioxide concentrations in large European cities such as Madrid, Barcelona, ​​Paris and Milan. Containment measures to curb the COVID-19 pandemic are producing this positive temporary effect.
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Inhabiting - a permaculture perspective

“We created INHABIT in 2015 to help imagine what a more resilient world could look like. The COVID-19 pandemic is causing a global shutdown of our fragile economy and is a critical time to reflect on the damaged systems that run our world. The aim of this film is to inspire and empower people and we hope that offering the film for free will have a greater effect.
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